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Cannabinoid Education Resources
Cannabinoid Education Resources

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The endocannabinoid system explained

To fully understand the physiological effects of cannabinoids, we must first appreciate the role of the endocannabinoid system. Dr Matthijs Bossong, an assistant professor at the University Medical Centre, Utrecht, presents a 5-minute overview of this fascinating and essential system.

Regulation of cannabis-based products by country

Regulations exist to protect public health and ensure that available medicines and products are of high quality and are effective and well tolerated. As a result of the ever-changing landscape for cannabis and the products derived from it, regulations that govern the access to, and use of, these products vary from country to country. Use the interactive tool below to find out more about specific country regulations. Note, this will continue to be updated over time.

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The increasing importance of cannabinoids

Why are cannabinoids becoming more important in recent times? Dr Rachel Farrell, consultant neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, takes us through their rich history and increasing importance today.